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Department of Philosophy
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Department of Philosophy

Peter W Hanks

Peter W Hanks

612/624-6415
Philosophy 868 Heller Hall 271 19th Ave S

Department Affiliations


Specialties

  • philosophy of language
  • history of analytic philosophy

Educational Background

  • Ph.D.: Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, 2002.
  • B.A.: Philosophy, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 1995.

Publications

  • Propositional Content, book manuscript, under contract with Oxford University Press.
  • Hanks, Peter. "What are the Primary Bearers of Truth?" Canadian Journal of Philosophy, Supplementary Volume: The Nature of Propositions and their Grasp or Understanding, forthcoming.
  • Hanks, Peter. "Bipolarity and Sense in the Tractatus," Journal for the History of Analytical Philosophy, forthcoming.
  • Hanks, Peter. "First-Person Propositions," Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 86, 2013, 155-82.
  • Hanks, Peter. "Early Wittgenstein on Judgment," in Wittgenstein's Early Philosophy, ed. Jose Zalabardo, Oxford University Press, 2012, 37-63.
  • Hanks, Peter. "Structured Propositions as Types," Mind 120, January 2011, 11-52.
  • Hanks, Peter. "Recent Work on Propositions," Philosophy Compass 4, March 2009, 1-18.
  • Hanks, Peter and O'Sullivan, Brendan. "Conceiving of Pain," Dialogue 47, 2008, 351-376.
  • Hanks, Peter. "A Dilemma About Necessity," Erkenntnis 68, 2008, 129-148.
  • Hanks, Peter. "How Wittgenstein Defeated Russell's Multiple Relation Theory of Judgment," Synthese 154, 2007, 121-146.
  • Hanks, Peter. "The Content-Force Distinction," Philosophical Studies 134, 2007, 141-164.

Courses Taught

  • Philosophy of Language
  • Epistemology
  • History of Modern Philosophy
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Departmental Main Office
 - Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and
1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

General Information

612-625-6563
831 Heller Hall
271 19th Avenue S
Minneapolis, MN 55455